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Home Infusion Pharmacist Columbus OH

Employer
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Riverlea, Ohio, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

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Position Type
Staff Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Health System
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Reviews medication orders and evaluates appropriateness and completeness of orders with consideration given to the special needs and behaviors of the specific age group served
  • Verifies all prescriptions not directly received from the prescriber or physician's agent
  • Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed
  • Assesses the patient at the initiation of drug therapy, develops a patient care plan and drug monitoring regimen and monitors the patient according to the care plan throughout the course of therapy
  • Communicates with the patient, physician, nursing staff, other pharmacists and other members of the health care team regarding patient status, response to therapy and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes are met
  • When required, compounds intravenous and specialty pharmaceuticals in an aseptic fashion according to established State Board of Pharmacy, Federal, USP 797 sterile guidelines and company policy. Knowledgeable of the proper use and handling of both sterile and hazardous medications. Compounds and handles sterile and hazardous medications in accordance with established guidelines and regulations
  • Ensures compliance with all FDA, DEA, State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all department policies and procedures
  • Provides oversight of pharmacy technician and pharmacy support staff

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Pharmacy or PharmD degree
  • Pharmacist license in good standing in the state of Ohio
  • 1+ years of experience as a licensed pharmacist
  • Solid drug product and clinical pharmacy knowledge
  • Knowledgeable in various infusion related therapies with ability to work through the complexity of therapy related orders
  • Ability to fill medication orders accurately and in a timely manner
  • Willing and able to participate in the on-call rotation and, when applicable, after-hours prescription dispensing
  • Computer and typing proficiency, including MS Word

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience in infusion therapies
  • Experience developing or operationalizing medication clinical guidelines and/or formulary development
  • Experience working within a managed healthcare environment
  • CPR+ software
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Careers with Optum Infusion Pharmacy. If you choose a career with Optum Infusion Pharmacy, you'll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At Optum Infusion Pharmacy, you'll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Home Infusion, Clinical, Healthcare, Health Care, Chronic Care, Acute Care, Infusion Therapy, Home Infusion, Columbus, Ohio, OH
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